immerse(d) is an event series bringing together artists, scientists, practitioners and technologists to explore how deep immersive music and sound can optimally impact us, individually and collectively.
Sound is energy,
Music is universal,
Bass is foundational.
Partners are a network of dedicated creators committed to exploring the connection between sound and humanity.
CONVERSATIONS & LIVE PERFORMANCES
INSTALLATIONS AND EXPERIENCES
Talks + Presentations / 11h45 - 18h45 / Walker Space
MC - Joe Muggs
Sound System Culture Panel
Community Sound: Feeling & Culture.
Back from the Future - Panel + Experiment Stage: Heart Rate & Sound
Back from the Future Panel: A forward thinking conversation between three innovators in sound and research. Learn how science and technology are shaping the future of multisensory design and wellbeing.
‘Experiment Stage: Heart Rate & Sound’: An interactive example showcasing how sound can help calm our physical body. Watch live heart rate feedback as our participant experiences the power of sound. Learn more about what these heart rate changes mean as our panelists discuss the potential impact and benefits of using sound to improve health and mindfulness.
Talk & Music Animation Showcase
A presentation from The Light Surgeons followed by a showcase of their visual music animations project: Sound In Pictures.
Christopher Thomas Allen
Immersive Arts Panel
The immersive experience: implications, possibilities, limitations and beyond.
Installation Experience / 11h - 18h / Walker Space
11h - 18h
Internal Garden - Life of Plants
Internationally exhibited Life of Plants pushes into the boundaries of art, health and wellness. This is a very intimate experience, the experiment will send the plants signal from the device into the participants body, as an immersive physical dimensional field. Plant and person will become one.
Chill Zone - Listening Sessions / 13h - 19h15 / Room 208
A chance to come to ground and relax throughout the day with a selection of ambient and downtempo compositions.
The listening space is outfitted with SUBPAC wearable technology for an immersive physical listening experience.
Networking + Demos / 11h - 17h / Entrance, Walker Space, Room 207
An opportunity to break out and connect throughout the day while engaging with demos from our community of partners.
11h - 17h
Immersive Technology | Holoportal / Entrance
Offering a selection of immersive technologies from mobile VR to AR.
Mixed Reality Audio Experience | MagicBeans / Walker Space
MagicBeans are exploring new kinds of mixed reality audio experiences and will be demonstrating an untethered 3D music experience that allows you to interact and move through high-definition 6DOF audio in the room with you.
Immersive Technology | THIRTEENTH FLOOR / Walker Space & Room 207
Live A/V Performances / 16h45 - 17h30; 19h15 - 20h / Walker Space
Two live performances by world-class audio-visual and performance artists, including Los Angeles’ Daedelus and Montreal’s Human Instrument Project.
Participants physically experience sound using SUBPAC wearable technology and an 8 point Funktion One spatial sound system courtesy of Sova Audio.
Performances use live installation, visual projections and audio-reactive lighting.
Human Instrument is an acapella performance and a fully immersive synaesthetic “looking at sound” experience. Through live cymatics, the human voice is projected onto physical objects, dancing with light reflections, provoking unique and iconic patterns that reflect the intricacies of the human voice.
Modular synthesis, environmental samples, enveloping surrounding sound. A slow bassed performance by one of Los Angeles’ Beat Scene founders.